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... look at Ben thanh markets. The outside isles are owned by the gov and fixed price but be aware when you enter inside it's a lions den and a shopkeeper hit me because we walked away from her spoons - she was trying to charge $US30 for something that was worth $2.50. We then stopped for lunch at a family restaurant called Khoui which was very delicious. From our lunch spot we had a great view of the school and the afternoon drop off. School in Vietnam has ...
... marchés étaient moins impressionnants par contraste, mais je retournerai bien tous les faire. Il faut dire que ce ne sont pas les marchés qui manquent, il doit y en avoir à chaque coin de rue.
Sous l'influence d'expats avec de bonnes adresses, j'ai aussi découvert les joies du massage d'une qualité irréprochable, pour la somme totalement faramineuse de 70,000 dongs, soit... 2 euros et 42 cents. Je crois que je pourrais très vite m'y habituer !
... with travelling this turned out to be a good thing. We bumped into an impromptu aerobics class in a small park with about 50 people all exercising in sync, needless to say Matt joined the back and had a boogie. With the backdrop of the city, the setting sun and some funky Vietnamese music it was a really novel and fun experience, getting lost isn't always bad! We then headed back to the hotel for an early night, eager to discover more about Vietnams history the next ...
... how she still loves her abusive ex boyfriend from England. We tried to snap her out of it, to teach her, to employe her to listen, to help her with her business like we did in Sapa, but unfortunately I think she is just too stubborn to allow others to help. As Nat rightly said, she is just surviving, living a relatively sad and lonely life, so I do feel for her, but she needs to help herself and start living, not surviving. We did spend a day on a trip around the island, and we ...
... invading US forces. It did, however, explain the structure of the tunnels, which were barely large enough for the locals to fit in, restricting access for all but a few American "tunnel rats". They were designed as underground villages, with rooms to cook, eat and sleep as well as teaching rooms and hospitals.
From here we went to a tunnel entrance, which was essentially a small manhole ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility